Sprott – A Mega-Panic Is Coming & Here Is The Reason Why

Today billionaire Eric Sprott told King World News the reason why a massive panic is coming and what investors can do to protect themselves. Sprott also spoke about the non-stop financial chaos central planners are faced with “24/7.” This is the second of three written interviews with Sprott that will be released today. Below is what Sprott, w…

A Letter to Warren, Part 2

You might recall my letter to Warren Buffett, and his response to me.  A number of my readers made some very nice offers to help me on this project.  Many thanks to you all, but I found a way to shrink the size of the project.  Look at this table:   NAIC # Assets Liabs […]

Whats the Answer to Unprecedented Policies and Ultralow Rates? by Frank Holmes of U.S. Global Investors

So what’s the answer to unprecedented central bank policies that have been driving stocks higher and ultralow rates? I believe investors need to stick to a strategy that includes dividend-paying stocks that offer the opportunity for both income and growth. For more information about Advisor Perspectives services, click on the advertisement below:

The Most Important (and Widely Ignored) Economic Number by Russ Koesterich of iShares Blog

While economic numbers like GDP or the monthly non-farm payroll report typically garner the headlines, Russ explains why investors should pay more attention to and may want to alter their assumptions based on — the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI).For more information about Advisor Perspectives services, click on the advertisement below:

Terrorism For Dummies

From the creator of the ‘bears’ that explained QE, this brief, but all too-uncomfortable animated clip, summarizes the reality of fear in the US and Terrorism for Dummies…
 

Will Sallie-Mae’s Break-Up End The Cov-Lite Cravings?

Over the past few months we have explained in detail just how ‘frothy’ the credit market has become. Probably the most egregious example of this exuberance is the resurgence in covenant-lite loans to record levels. It seems lenders are so desperate to get some yield that they are willing to give up any and all protections just to be ‘allowed’ to inve…

ETP Trend Alert: Investors Selecting Cyclical Sectors

By Dodd Kittsley, CFA,  Head of Global ETP Market Trends Research Whiplash: It’s one of the occupational hazards of my job. As a team that’s tasked with analyzing exchange traded product (ETP) flows, my colleagues and I spend a lot of time sorting through data in an effort to identify investment trends. But, as you can probably imagine, sometim…

The Kids Are (Not) Alright

While the U.S. student loan debt “crisis” might be the primary concern associated with the youth population here, this morning’s dreadful European data confirms that 15-24 year olds around the world are struggling with a more widespread and pressing issue: high unemployment. In 2012, the youth unemployment rate was 12.4%, projected to grow to 12….